Examining the U.S.-Germany Relationship

Ben Casnocha: The Blog

Last week I participated in the Young Leaders Conference in Berlin, sponsored by the American Council on Germany. Ambassador to Germany, and other officials. ” Today, the answer appears to be clear: Germany. During the Greek crisis, it was Germany dictating the terms.

5 Lessons To Learn From Germany’s Thriving Startup Scene


Germany is obviously a great place to build a business. This is evident in the fact that many of the companies that were birthed in Germany have grown to be world leaders. But it’s not just old companies that are thriving in Germany. Others Germany startup

Trending Sources

UK and Germany driving growth in European venture

The Equity Kicker

I’m sure there are lots of reasons for this, but an important one is political support. The UK government has done a great job of supporting the UK startup ecosystem over the last few years, most notably through tax incentives for investors. Startup general interest

399 scale-ups in UK, 208 in Germany, 205 in France

The Equity Kicker

The Startup Europe Partnership (SEP) just published their SEP Monitor: From Unicorns to Reality. There’s a wealth of good data there on fundraising in different categories split by geography.

Germany Figured Out the Single Best Way to Get People to Recycle

Inc Startups

Seems like we've been approaching this all wrong. How did we miss this, America

12 Questions: Meet Ana Grigoriu (Germany)

crowdSPRING Blog

Ana lives and works in Germany. Since I’ve lived there for the first 23 years of my life I figured I should try something else, so in early 2010 I’ve decided to move to Germany. 10.What is the design industry like in Germany?

Scoopshot Expands Into Germany


Now Scoopshot has added WAZ , Germany's largest regional newspaper, and has seen a nice amount of traction already. Maybe on my next trip to Germany then Scoopshot is one of my favorite startups to watch in Finland. I'm a news junkie and it's a service that just seems like it should be plugged in everywhere. The concept is pretty simple.

This Guy Came to the U.S. From Germany to Sell Cars. Then Tesla Came Along

Inc Startups

AutomotiveMastermind builds marketing software for automakers and car dealerships--helping them to increase sales, it claims, by as much as 30 percent.

What U.S. Companies Can Learn From Germany's Apprenticeship Program

Inc Startups

Like hundreds of government-funded vocational schools in Germany, Berufskolleg Wittengenstin (BKW) should intrigue anyone frustrated by turnover and skills gaps. German schools produce workers custom-trained for employers'' needs.

[Infographic] Education By Country (United States, China, Russia, France, Germany and Japan)


and in front of Germany, France and Japan. Others China education education system France Germany government expenditure Japan Russia students United States

Episode 24: Profit First In Germany With Benita Königbauer

Mike Michalowicz

Benita shares her story of implementing Profit First in Germany. Million small businesses in Germany; 1.1 Benita shares her story of implementing Profit First in Germany. Million small businesses in Germany; 1.1 Show Summary.

Pictures from the Ludwigsburg Residential Palace

How to Change the World

These are pictures from my trip to the Ludwigsburg Residential Palace in Germany. It is one of the finest examples of baroque architecture in Germany. The post Pictures from the Ludwigsburg Residential Palace appeared first on Guy Kawasaki. Life Travel

One easy step to plug into 'difficult' markets and world class mentors: Apply to Wayra Germany


Editor's note: This article was written for Wayra Germany , but it looks like a great program. But to get access to these markets, knowledge, and follow on funding it makes sense to subscribe to Wayra Germany’s newsletter today or connect on Facebook , and fill in your application today. "If

Self-Driving Delivery Vans Coming to Germany Next Year

Inc Startups

The German logistics company partnered with chip-maker Nvidia and auto supplier ZF to launch its first test for last-mile delivery. Innovate

Germany Orders Facebook to Stop WhatsApp Data Sharing

Inc Startups

German data protection authorities ruled Facebook did not have a 'legal basis' to get WhatsApp user information

Spoiler - Germany wins again


Along with those entries from Finland and Estonia, there were also pitches from Germany, UK, Austria, Spain and France. The overall winner was Testfabrik from Germany. The fourth round of the EIT ICT Labs ‘ Idea Challenge ’ was recently held in Rennes, France.

Creativity is Not a Muse, it’s a Choice

Gregg Fraley, Author of Jack's Notebook

Creative Problem Solving (CPS) Creativity and Self-Expression Inspirational Jack's Notebook Public Speaking Alf Red Austria Creativity Follow the Weasel Germany Innovation“Creativity is Not a Muse, it’s a Choice.” ” Gregg Fraley Yes, that’s my quote, and what this post is all about today. I’m writing this piece to co-publish on a cool new blog called Follow the Weasel.

Wrapp Gears Up To Take On Germany


Wrapp is gearing up to take on Germany, the home of Rocket Internet and the Samwer Brothers. I’m now meeting Germany’s top merchants with our chairman Fabian Mansson – the former CEO of global retailer H&M and U.S.

The Leadership Qualities That Made Angela Merkel Time's Person of the Year

Inc Startups

As Germany's Chancellor since 2005, Merkel has proven to be a master of leading from behind--and taking bold stands

Germany Continues to Resist Company with Most German-Sounding Name Ever

Inc Startups

Uber''s uphill battle in Germany just got a little steeper

Spotify Launched In Germany Without Large Group Of Copyright Holders


GigaOm reports that Spotify launched in Germany this past week without backing of GEMA , the German Society of Administration of Copyrights. The press release seemed to even downplay the Deezer agreement and posture for Spotify saying, "[the agreement] clearly leads the way for foreign services like Deezer to launch its services in a strong and mature market such as Germany.". Spotify has released an statement saying “Spotify offers a legal service in Germany.

Ruling: Uber Cannot Operate in Germany

Inc Startups

Weeks after Uber was barred from operating in Berlin, a court extended that ruling to the entire country

How This $750 Million Shaving Startup Cuts Through the Competition

Inc Startups

This shaving startup's bet on a nearly 100-year-old factory in Germany helped it move from e-commerce to retail

Ride the Wave

Version One Ventures

I was 16 and living in (West) Germany when the wall was torn down. The reunification that followed less than a year later brought tremendous optimism to Germany. News Berlin Wall Career Germany Internet In the course of your career or start-up, nothing is more powerful than catching a big wave at the right time. I was reminded of this as we celebrated the 25 th anniversary of the fall of the Berlin Wall on November 9th.

Web 13

Plex and the Fourth Industrial Revolution

deal architect

A collaboration with the CEO of Software AG, most of the examples profiled there were Germany based. I first wrote about the Fourth Industrial Revolution in the 2013 book The Digital Enterprise.

Fostering Business Ties Between Austin and Frankfurt, Germany


At the W Hotel in downtown Austin the focus was on the high tech region of Frankfurt, Germany on Tuesday evening. John Steen, Texas Secretary of State, and 20 people […] The post Fostering Business Ties Between Austin and Frankfurt, Germany appeared first on SiliconHills.

Thanks, Trump: Coolness of American 'Brand' Drops to Record Low

Inc Startups

Germany ranked No. 1 while the U.S. fell to sixth place, according to new research.

General Assembly's Co-Founder on His Company's Biggest Expansion Mistake

Inc Startups

One year after launching, General Assembly opened up a campus in Germany. Co-founderBrad Hargreavesexplainswhy it was a big mistake, and what other entrepreneurs canlearn from it

Why Getting a German Driver's License Was One of the Hardest Things I've Ever Done

Inc Startups

The driving exam in Germany is no joke

How This Startup Became the Warby Parker of Shaving

Inc Startups

The co-founders of New York City's e-commerce startup Harry's are taking an unconventional path to category disruption--purchasing a nearly century-old factory in Germany

Interview with Stephan Sieber, CEO of Unit4

deal architect

He joined the company in 2014, after over more than a decade at SAP, including Managing Director of SAP Switzerland and Chief Operating Officer of the region DACH (Germany, Switzerland. Stephan Sieber took over as CEO of Unit4 in April.

The One Word That Can Help Preserve Work-Life Balance

Inc Startups

Germany may pass an anti-stress law. But honoring workers'' personal lives is already part of its small-company DNA

Americans Still Believe in the Power of Entrepreneurship

Inc Startups

has significantly more faith in small business than countries like China and Germany, a recent study finds The U.S.

Pokemon Go Sparks Airport-Related Warnings in Germany

Inc Startups

Worries include people dodging security checks as they go after their virtual quarry

Hailo and MyTaxi

A VC : Venture Capital and Technology

MyTaxi operates in Germany, Australia, Italy, Poland, Portugal, Spain, and Sweden. Andrew Pinnington, the current CEO of Hailo, will become the CEO of MyTaxi and the company will consolidate its operations in Hamburg Germany. The news broke this morning that our portfolio company Hailo is combining forces with MyTaxi. The combined company, which will operate under the MyTaxi brand, will be the dominant taxi hailing app in Western Europe.

Spain 57

US congressmen in Germany to meet Americans released by Iran

Winston-Salem Journal State/Region News

LANDSTUHL, Germany (AP) — A North Carolina congressman and two others traveled Monday to the medical center in Germany where three Americans, released by Iran as part of a prisoner swap, are being tre

METAL MONDAY: Stampede by Accept

Mark Birch

Music Accept Blind Rage Germany metal Metal Monday music power metal Stampede Stampede. METAL MONDAY: Stampede by Accept – There are some bands that will never die. Despite “farewell tours” and official disbanding announcements and irreconcilable differences between band members, some bands are simply indestructible. That is Accept in a nutshell, the godfathers of German power metal that not only influences, but made the genre.

ROCK GERMANY: Balls to the Wall by Accept - By electing to do a.

Mark Birch

ROCK GERMANY: Balls to the Wall by Accept - By electing to do a week highlighting rock music from Germany, you are either choosing industrial/trance or metal. There is a rich musical scene in Germany, but the acts that broke big outside the country were in one of those two genres. music metal Accept Balls to the Wall Germany speed metal

emergentfutures: Hamburg Germany hoping to be car free within.

Mark Birch

emergentfutures : Hamburg Germany hoping to be car free within 20 years. Hamburg City Council has disclosed ambitious plans to divert most cars away from its main thoroughfares in twenty years.

Amazon's 'Prime Day' Promises 'More Deals Than Black Friday'

Inc Startups

Spain, Japan, Italy, Germany, France, Canada and Austria The e-commerce retailer plans to offer thousands of deals on July 15 in the nine countries that have the Prime loyalty program, including the U.S.,